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Trikund Trek Dharamshala – A Trek to Refuge

Triund Trek Dharamshala – A Trek to Refuge

Triund Trek Dharamshala is one of the most famous treks to go for a weekend holiday. It is perhaps the easiest Himalayan trek to do on your own. It has breathtaking views of the kangra valley and snow-capped Dhauladhar ranges, it is also very racy. Triund Trek Dharamshala is the ideal destination for those who wants trouble free trekking in the Himalayas.

Triund Trek Dharamshala can easily be done over a weekend. The track to Triund is short but vertical. It gives refreshing walks amongst Rhododendron and Oak trees. There are also various songbirds in the forests. You can enjoy the sounds of birds and watch different birds in this trek. It is an easy trek and with the nostalgic accessibility from Dharamshala or Mcleod Ganj, there are a large number of trekkers who go to this trek. It is the best and crowded destination on top during the weekends and holiday season. Delhi and Chandigarh people come to this trek for spend a weekend. It is the best trek to experience the beauty of this trek during weekdays. Mcleod Ganj provides grand opportunity to experience the lively Tibetan culture.

What to explore – Triund Trek Dharamshala

The Astonishing Sunset from Triund Trek

trikund trek sunset

The sunset is probably the main highlight of the Triund Trek it makes all trekkers stay overnight camp at the ridge. You can have the view of sun sitting with some orange and golden lights hitting these beautiful mountain ranges.

Trekking in the beautiful forests of Himachal Pradesh

triund trek trekking

This trek takes you through lovely forest section that you will remember the trek for. You will enjoy the walk thorough rhododendrons, pine and oak trees. It is a sight to experience.

The View of Formidable Dhauladhar Range

dhauladhar range

This Triund Trek Dharamshala offers you some of the best views with the very little trek. You don’t need to go Manali and other hill station to saw the views. You get to see the Moon Peak, rifle Horn and The Formidable Dhauladhar Range clearly visible right when you start the trek.

Schedule for Triund Trek Dharamshala

Day 1 : Dharamkot to Triund Trek Dharamshala

After breakfast of your own, start walking from Dharamkot. It is stacked embarkation for 4 hours through mixed forest of oak, rhododendron and deodar trees to Triund. Packed lunch for on route. Arrive at the mata campsite and check into the campsite. Dinner will be served at the camp later that evening by camp people.

Day 2 : Trek to Triund Top – Back to Dharamkot

After breakfast start hiking to the Triund Top. Triund is a hilly meadow situated on top of a ridge from where we have superb view of the peaks of Dhauladhar Mountain on one side and Kangra Valley on the other. After spending some time at the top, trekkers start heading back to the same place, where they started the hike. It is downhill walk for start heading back to the same place, where they started the hike. It is downhill walk for 4 hours to Dharamkot. Trek ends at Dharamkot.

Triund Trek Dharamshala: Best time to Trek

You can trek this place throughout the year, except January & February as this place faces heavy snowfall at that time. Also, some trekking routes are restricted during these months. However, the best time to trek in March to May. The weather is comfortable at this time and gives the clear views in these months.

Most of the people think what to carry for vacation and what not? Here is a quick list of things which you should be carrying on your Triund Trek. Make sure to carry all the items inside your trekking bag.

  • Make sure you have a medical kit
  • Carry a jacket and a sweater
  • A pair of sunglasses
  • Balm or gel
  • Insect repellent
  • Energy drinks, snacks and water bottles
  • Carry a torchlight it is very useful in jungles at night
  • An extra pair of trekking shoes and warm socks

Triund Trek Dharamshala: Things to learn before the trek

    • Night camping is not allowed here. So, you need to stay at any of the guest houses which are available.
    • The checkpoints during the trek are the Galu Devi temple, Rest A While Cafe and The magic View Cafe.
    • The level of trekking difficulty is from easy to moderate.
    • If you are a first-time trekker, make sure you have a guide with you for a good experience.
    • Triund Trek is a 9 km trek and takes around 5-6 hours to travel one way only.

Important Information for the Triund Trek

        • Duration of the Trek: 02 Days
        • Days on Trek: 01N/02 Days
        • Maximum Altitude: 2875 Meters
        • Distance: 18 – 20 Km
        • Grade: Easy

How to Reach

      • Nearest Airport is Gaggal which is 13 kms away from Dharamshala.
      • Nearest Railway Station to Triund Trek is Pathankot which is settled 85 km away from Dharamshala.
      • There are private operators run buses between Delhi and Dharamshala in the evening.
      • The fastest way to reach the trek from Chandigarh is by driving, you need to reach Mcleod Ganj, which is the base camp of the trek. Mcleod Ganj is located at an approximate 246.2 km from Chandigarh.TriundTriund